Nov 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
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Nov 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
gotten so huge. social security outlays, now including medicare, totaled $236 billion in 1984, a threefold increase in just 10 years. and this growth will seem like peanuts when, a couple of decades down the road, the baby-boom generation begins to retire. we get better medical care now, we live much longer, we are actually retiring earlier than we used to, and, before too long, there will be many, many more of us to retire. to generalize -- social security is a successful system. it's a much bigger system than was ever foreseen. and it's a different system from what it appears to be. it's a transfer program, and like all transfer programs, as we shall see, it involves certain problems. let the word go forth from this time and place to friend and foe alike that the torch has been passed to a new generation of americans. schoumacher: the "new frontier," a time of hope and a time of optimism. we stood astride the world, we were it. and the people who participated in that era, from roosevelt right on up to kennedy, were people who felt terrific self-confidence and terrific elan a